Motor Truck Engineering Handbook

Motor Truck Engineering Handbook

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This book is a ready reference for motor truck data a solutions to many motor vehicle problems a a look at the current technology which has revolutionized the trucking industry. This fourth edition updates the basic truck engineering data from previous editions a introduces the latest advancements in electronic applications to truck power trains a operations, assuring optimum performance a economy with a safer a cleaner environment. Useful data from official government tests on anti-lock brakes a traction enhance this edition. Likewise, environmental concern are addressed through the use of non-polluting vehicles using alternative fuels a electrical energy. Chapters cover: The Trucking Industry; Selecting the Size a Type of Vehicle; Road Performance; Fuel Economy a Operating Costs; Chassis Components; Engine Types; Transmissions; Rear Axles; Axle Suspensions; Brakes a Retarders; Drivetrains a Drivelines; Steering Geometry; Wheels a Tires; Alternative Fuels; a Environmental Regulations. To order: SAE, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrenville, PA 15096-0001; 412-776-4970.(Courtesy of Cummins Engine) Also, the cam gear has been changed to accommodate the detection of engine speed and top dead center position. The fuel leaves the tanks ... Mounted on the output of the gear pump is the fuel shutdown solenoid which is controlled by the ECM. ... CELECT Fuel Flow Schematic. (Courtesyanbsp;...

Title:Motor Truck Engineering Handbook
Author:James William Fitch
Publisher:SAE International - 1994


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